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Code: EY/17/1489 Everything You Need to Get the Best Inspection Outcome (EVENT FULL)

This is a new course to support managers and practitioners to confidently prepare for an Ofsted inspection.

 

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 26 April 2018 10:00 - 16:00 Hove Town Hall Map

Code: EY/17/1412 Look what we have done - involving children in learning displays

If you really want to make displays an integral part of your learning environment they have to be planned and created so that they’re constantly in use by children and adults alike (Kirstine Beeley)

This empowering and fascinating course explores many aspects of the invaluable role of stimulating displays as a focal point for supporting and enhancing children’s ownership of the learning process. Practitioners will gain confidence through engaging in reflective discussions and evaluating existing practice by using the Enable Children Dynamic Displays audit tool. 

 

 

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 03 May 2018 10:00 - 16:00 Committee Room 2 and 3 Brighton Town Hall Map

Code: EY/17/1405 Safeguarding for lead practitioners (EVENT FULL)

This course will cover the context of legislation, EYFS Safeguarding and Welfare Requirements, and the Local Safeguarding Children Board procedures:

  • key elements of a child protection policy
  • highlight changes with regard to the MASH
  • writing policy and procedures to help staff deal with the scenarios that they might face
  • consulting with stakeholders
  • communicating with parents and children
  • ensuring that workers are familiar with, and parents are aware of, the policy
    training needs in relation to the policy

The course will enable the manager and/or safeguarding lead practitioner to develop a child protection policy and to communicate appropriately with staff and parents about the issues.

Updated safeguarding requirement September 2016 - "During term time, or when the setting is in operation, the designated safeguarding lead or an appropriately trained deputy should be available during opening hours for staff to discuss safeguarding concerns."

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 08 May 2018 10:00 - 16:00 Brighton Town Hall - Committee Room 3 Map

Code: EY/17/264 Makaton Beginners (2 days)

This workshop provides a comprehensive and enjoyable introduction to working with the Makaton Core Vocabulary. The aim of the course is to familiarise participants with the introductory concepts and the history and development of Makaton.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 28 February 2018 09:30 - 16:30 Committee Room 2 and 3 Brighton Town Hall Map
2 10 May 2018 10:00 - 16:00 Hove Town Hall Map

Code: EY/18/0162 Supporting Special Educational Needs in Foundation Stage Settings

These sessions aim to:

  • enable early years providers to identify and address special educational needs in their settings
  • provide a range of strategies and approaches to further develop good inclusive practice in settings
  • clarify roles and responsibilities set out in the SEN Code of Practice

Who should attend?

SENCOs and managers in early years foundation stage settings. Other early education practitioners interested in developing their SEN knowledge and practice with a view to considering a SENCO role in the future. Early years foundation stage school staff. All three sessions must be attended.

Session 1: Setting the Scene
General Good Practice
SEN Code of Practice and SEND Reforms
Benefits of inclusion
The Graduated Response (Assess) - Identifying children with SEND
Role of Senco

Session 2: Providing and Managing SEN Support

The Graduated Response (Plan, Do, Review) - providing support for children identified with SEND
Recording SEN support – looking at different examples of SEN Support Plans
Writing SEN Support plans including devising ‘SMART’ targets and planning strategies
Task analysis – making targets achievable by breaking tasks down into small steps
Using the Early Years Developmental Journals to help identify targets  

Session 3: The Wider Picture: Working with Others
Reviewing SEND legislation – The Children and Families Act 2014 and The Code of Practice 2014
Roles and Responsibilities in Early Years settings
Using the SEN and Disability in the Early Years Toolkit (Council for Disabled children)
Parent’s perspective - working in partnership; including the Kübler-Ross model ‘The Five Stages of Grief’
Working with other agencies
Statutory Assessment process and Education, Health and Care Plans
Equality Act 2010 - Disability discrimination and key duties

 

 

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 25 April 2018 09:15 - 15:15 Hollingbury Learning Centre Map
2 10 May 2018 09:15 - 15:15 Hollingbury Learning Centre Map
3 12 June 2018 09:15 - 15:15 Hollingbury Learning Centre Map

Code: EY/18/0956 General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) briefing session (EVENT FULL)

GDPR is a new EU regulation covering data protection and stands for General Data Protection Regulation. It will come into force on 25 May 2018 and replaces our current Data Protection Act 1998 and the Electronic Communications Regulations 2003.

This GDPR course will provide a clear explanation of the new regulation in easy to understand language, the implications of the new rules and what early years providers need to do to be compliant with the new legislation.

This session will be be delivered by a National Day Nurseries Association tutor.

 

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 11 May 2018 10:00 - 13:00 Brighton Town Hall - Committee Room 3 Map

Code: EY/17/267 Early Movers

This course will help early years practitioners extend the physical activity opportunities available to the under-fives in their care.

Attending this training will help early years practitioners develop a better understanding about the importance of early movement opportunities for the 0-5 age group and raise confidence to organise enabling environments for physical activity for the children in their care.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 17 May 2018 09:30 - 13:30 Jubilee Library - Conference Room 2 Map

Code: EY/17/1409 Equalities Awareness

This essential course covers an understanding of what equalities means in everyday work in childcare settings and will cover:

  • developing an understanding of the importance of equalities
  • identifying strengths in equalities practice
  • sharing top tips and information about resources
  • identifying difficulties and areas to develop in equalities practice and explore ways to improve and extend practice
  • developing an understanding of discrimination and skills and techniques to challenge it
  • looking at the use of language and current terminology
  • exploring ideas for play activities that acknowledge and promoting an understanding of diversity and affirming each child's identity
    offering initial support for developing an equal opportunities policy.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 18 May 2018 10:00 - 16:00 Committee Room 2 and 3 Brighton Town Hall Map

Code: EY/18/0950 Childminder Meeting

This is a meeting for childminders to meet with the childminding team to look at support they can access and discuss ways forward. It will also provide an opportunity for open general discussions.

 

 

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 23 May 2018 19:00 - 20:30 Hove Town Hall Map

Code: EY/17/1408 An introduction to understanding schemas

Delegates will have opportunities to:

  • Explore schema theory and look at ways of applying theory to practice
  • Identify ten schemas and consider the conceptual form as a tool to extend children’s interest
  • Develop learning environment so that it supports children’s thinking

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 24 May 2018 10:00 - 16:00 Hove Town Hall Map